Hanoi’s hospitality sector will work with Hai Phong city’s authority to organize
activities for the National Tourism Year 2013 in the Red River delta region,
which will be hosted by Hai Phong.
This was announced at a conference for the event held by the two cities’ Party
Committees in Hanoi on June 19.
Under the theme ‘Red River Civilisation’, the programme will kick off on May 12,
2013 in Hai Phong with many activities, such as the Cat Ba Fishing Village
Festival, the Red Flamboyant Flower Festival, and the Do Son Buffalo Fighting
Three tourism events will take place in Hanoi during the programme, including
the Huong (Perfume) festival from February-April, the International Tourism Fair
in April, and a tourism festival of traditional craft villages in Hanoi and Red
River delta provinces in October. Hanoi will also send art troupes and artists
to join performances in Hai Phong.
The programme will bring together nine cities and provinces in the region,
including Hanoi, Hai Phong, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Thai Binh, Hai Dương, Hung Yen,
Bac Giang and Bac Ninh. Many events will be held in the localities in response
to the programme.
National Tourism Year 2012, which highlights the northern central coastal
region, is being hosted by the Thua Thien – Hue central province.